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Jonathan Babineaux

Jonathan Babineaux - #95 - DT

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 300 lbs.
Birthday 10/12/1981
Birthplace Port Arthur, TX
College Iowa
Years played 9
Drafted 2005, 2nd round, 27th pick by Falcons

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

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Falcons anticipate better start for offensive line

Posted Sept. 09, 2012 @ 1:41 p.m. ET
The O-line still has to prove it will not be a weak link, but we hear the Falcons are feeling confident that the protection for Matt Ryan will be improved from a year ago.

Falcons bring back CB Franks, waive WR Toone

Posted Sept. 06, 2012 @ 12:19 p.m. ET
The Falcons have re-signed CB Dominique Franks, less than a week after he was cut by the team.

Franks, Zelenka among Falcons' cuts

Posted Aug. 31, 2012 @ 6:30 p.m. ET
The Falcons announced their cuts to get down to the 53-man roster limit required by the league on Friday.

NFC South teams have questions at MLB spot

Posted Aug. 29, 2012 @ 7:51 p.m. ET
A tie binding each of the four NFC South teams is concern at middle linebacker, but how worried should they really be?

Falcons sign QB McCown, release QB Redman

Posted Aug. 28, 2012 @ 2:01 p.m. ET
The Falcons swapped backup quarterbacks on Tuesday, signing Luke McCown and releasing Chris Redman.

Falcons place DT Peters on injury list

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 12:28 p.m. ET
The Falcons got to the 75-player roster limit by placing DT Corey Peters on the reserve/non-football injury list and waiving QB John Parker Wilson.

Falcons waive eight players

Posted Aug. 25, 2012 @ 9:14 p.m. ET
The Falcons trimmed their roster Saturday, waiving eight players according to the team's website.

Left tackle giving Falcons reason to worry

Posted Aug. 24, 2012 @ 12:02 p.m. ET
With Will Svitek out for the season, rookie Lamar Holmes is getting the first crack at showing he’s up to the task of backing up the oft-injured Sam Baker.

Falcons OT Svitek out for season

Posted Aug. 20, 2012 @ 4:05 p.m. ET
Falcons backup OLT Will Svitek will miss the 2012 season with an arm injury, head coach Mike Smith announced Monday.

Odds speak to soaring expectations for Falcons' Jones

Posted Aug. 16, 2012 @ 3:36 p.m. ET
Much is expected from Falcons WR Julio Jones, and his odds of winning the receiving-yards title at one Nevada sportsbook reflect those high hopes.

Falcons among narrow Week One favorites

Posted Aug. 14, 2012 @ 2:34 p.m. ET
PFW's Mike Wilkening offers his take on four Week One games where linemakers have separated a pair of teams by less than three points.

Injuries plague Falcons' defense up the middle

Posted Aug. 12, 2012 @ 2:22 p.m. ET
The return of DT Corey Peters, Atlanta’s top interior D-lineman last season, is not imminent.

Falcons FB Ewing tears ACL

Posted Aug. 10, 2012 @ 5:01 p.m. ET
Falcons FB Bradie Ewing tore his ACL in Thursday’s preseason opener and will miss the 2012 season, ESPN's Josina Anderson first reported.

Falcons, Titans pleased with scrimmage

Posted Aug. 06, 2012 @ 8:52 p.m. ET
The Titans and Falcons scrimmaged Monday in Dalton, Ga., and both head coaches seemed pleased with what was accomplished.

Concerns about Falcons O-line a fantasy factor

Posted Aug. 05, 2012 @ 4:44 p.m. ET
The uncertainty about the Falcons' offensive line ought to be in the back of fantasy owners' minds when it is time to craft a strategy for drafts.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Sept. 13, 2011
Babineaux will miss 3-5 weeks after suffering a partially torn MCL in the season opener, according to the Atlanta Journal Constitution.||||||| Babineaux won't undergo surgery, but may later. Corey Peters hopes to return this week.
Posted Aug. 03, 2010
The NFL has suspended Babineaux for one game following his arrest last year on marijuana charges.||||||| Babineaux will miss the Falcons' Sept. 12 opening game at Pittsburgh. He also has been fined one week's pay, $260,000 of his $2.2 million salary.
Posted Dec. 18, 2009
Babineaux, facing a felony marijuana possession charge, said Wednesday he is sorry ``for being a distraction'' to the Atlanta Falcons.||||||| Babineaux said he is embarrassed and included Falcons owner Arthur Blank, general manager Thomas Dimitroff and coach Mike Smith in his apology. "First and foremost, I want to apologize for being a distraction to my family, to my teammates,'' Babineaux said in his first public statement since his arrest Thursday night.
Posted Dec. 15, 2009
A police report says Babineaux was smoking marijuana as he and a friend drove through the northeast Atlanta suburbs.||||||| The Gwinnett County police report says Babineaux picked up a friend at the Atlanta airport and took him to a nearby town house to buy marijuana. Babineaux was arrested last week and charged with felony possession of marijuana. He started in Sunday's loss to New Orleans. Falcons coach Mike Smith said Monday the team followed NFL rules in letting him play. The Falcons had no immediate comment Tuesday.
Posted Dec. 12, 2009
Babineaux insists he will be cleared of felony marijuana charges. Babineaux says in a statement he and his family "have faith that you will see I'm not guilty."||||||| Falcons coach Mike Smith says he doesn't expect the arrest to be a distraction for Sunday's game against the New Orleans Saints.

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